In theory sanity might prevail in washington if the people manage to get the attention of the bureaucrats before the machinery of the state reflexively goes to war to forestall the loss of its global monetary and military empire. But it seems unlikely this will happen given the extent of the blackmail, bribery, greed and vanity in the washington echo chamber. No one is taking responsibility for the basic welfare of the country. That’s why we have hundreds of military bases all over the planet but can’t even keep our industrial infrastructure or control the southern border. https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2018/11/20/america-has-built-800-military-bases-worldwide-why-cant-build-mexican-border-wall.html We are on autopilot and the cockpit is empty. By design. Trump’s intentions hardly matter since he doesn’t even have control of the executive branch. But it would be a miracle if he could pull us out of this nosedive without serious damage. And he’d be bucking a system which has already decided we the people are expendable http://thoughtcrimeradio.net/2017/05/gaddafi-warned-of-cia-sponsored-islamic-terror-in-europe-6-years-ago/
A new report is saying that the United States military has reached crisis mode. The country could “struggle to win” or just as easily lose a war to either Russia or China.
The U.S. “could suffer unacceptably high casualties and loss of major capital assets in its next conflict,” the National Defense Strategy Commission says, according to NBC News. The historic military supremacy of the U.S. has eroded drastically, leaving the country likely unable to fight more than a single war at a time, according to a congressionally chartered report released Wednesday.
“U.S. military superiority is no longer assured and the implications for American interests and American security are severe,” said the report, which was issued by the National Defense Strategy Commission, an independent agency whose board is appointed by the House and Senate Armed Services committees. The report concludes that the Defense Department isn’t financially (brace yourselves for the solution: higher taxes) or strategically set up to wage two wars at once and could even lose a war against China or Russia individually….
European Leaders Have Lost the Will to Defend Western Civilization